Yearly Archives: 2011

12/30/2011 - Commencement celebration: Adult Degree Program takes center stage


More than 50 UW-Green Bay Adult Degree Program students joined the ranks of alumni Saturday, Dec. 17, when they participated in mid-year commencement ceremonies at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. New video and photos from Outreach and Adult Access share some of their smiles, stories and successes.

Posted Fri, Dec. 30, 2011 at 1:42pm in Events by Kelly Moore

12/30/2011 - Women’s b-ball stays unbeaten — despite an off night

The Phoenix women’s basketball team had a tough outing but maintained its perfect record Thursday (Dec. 29), besting conference rival UIC 80-63 in the first game of a two-game home stand. From illness to intensity issues, the Green Bay Press-Gazette reported the women had an off night — despite never trailing the Flames. Up next […]

Posted Fri, Dec. 30, 2011 at 1:39pm in Media Coverage by Kelly Moore

12/30/2011 - Phoenix men lose road game to Butler

The Butler Bulldogs got the better of the Phoenix men’s basketball team Thursday night, winning 53-49 in Indianapolis. Poor rebounding plagued the Phoenix down the stretch, leading to the team’s first Horizon League loss this season. The men play next at Valpo, tipping off at 4:05 p.m. Saturday. More coverage: Green Bay Press-Gazette Green Bay […]

Posted Fri, Dec. 30, 2011 at 1:36pm in Media Coverage by Kelly Moore

12/30/2011 - Jump up, jump up and get down(loading): Badger fans get creative for Rose Bowl

Wisconsin football fans were down but not out when they heard that, for the second consecutive year, they won’t get to hear the classic Badgers anthem “Jump Around” during Monday’s Rose Bowl. Last year, reports the Wisconsin State Journal’s Deborah Ziff, fans jumped and yelled “Jump!” sans music, but this time — thanks to the […]

Posted Fri, Dec. 30, 2011 at 1:32pm in News by Kelly Moore

12/30/2011 - Update: Union hours during the break

Just a reminder that some of your favorite Union spots are open during winter break, albeit with limited hours. For a full list of hours and other info, check out www.uwgb.edu/union. — Phoenix Club: Open with food and games available for purchase from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3 through Friday, Jan. 13; and from […]

Posted Fri, Dec. 30, 2011 at 1:30pm in Announcements by Kelly Moore

12/30/2011 - Celebrating Commencement: Adult Degree grads reflect, look forward

More than 50 Adult Degree Program Students joined the ranks of UW-Green Bay alumni Dec. 17, participating in mid-year commencement ceremonies at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. This video captures some of their thoughts, stories and plans for the future. Transcript: Deborah Schuster: “This is huge. It’s surreal — and I think I […]

12/30/2011 - Snapshots: Adult Degree grads celebrate commencement

More than 50 UW-Green Bay Adult Degree Program graduates celebrated their successes Dec. 17, participating in mid-year commencement ceremonies at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. It was a day filled with anticipation, jubilation — and plenty of smiles. Congratulations, graduates! Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view. Photos by Eric Craver, Outreach and Adult […]

Posted Fri, Dec. 30, 2011 at 11:08am in Events by Kelly Moore

12/29/2011 - Holiday Snapshots: Phoenix fans take the show on the road

Hundreds of loyal Phoenix fans braved snow-slowed travel to cheer on the UW-Green Bay women Friday (Dec. 23), as they handily defeated Wisconsin 65-49. Holiday cheer was abundant during the trip, as you can see from our fun game-day photo gallery.

Posted Thu, Dec. 29, 2011 at 11:07am in News by Kelly Moore

12/29/2011 - Driven to serve: Alumni are ‘Everyday Heroes’

Not one, but two UW-Green Bay alumni have been honored as ‘Everyday Heroes’ by the Green Bay Press-Gazette, earning recognition and a page three feature story for their efforts to make a difference in their communities. First up was 1992 grad Mary Marks, who helps those with nowhere else to go in her job as […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 29, 2011 at 11:00am in Media Coverage by Kelly Moore

12/29/2011 - Student gets Christmas wish — for a very special buddy

Apple’s iPad 2 made its way onto many Christmas wish lists this season, including that of UW-Green Bay sophomore Chelsea Rouse. But Rouse, a Human Development major, wasn’t looking to play Angry Birds — nor did she even want the device for herself. Instead, Rouse submitted her request to the WIXX Christmas Wish List on […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 29, 2011 at 10:57am in News by Kelly Moore